Largest Bulk Cargo Vessel Ever to Enter Port of Venice

By Finance

Euroports Italy’s terminal in Marghera, Venice saw the largest seagoing vessel ever to enter the port for handling operations.

Name         :   TEN JIN MARU
Type           :   Bulk Carrier
IMO            :   9520833
MMSI          :   235086274
Call Sign    :   2EMA9
Built            :   2011
Flag            :   Isle of Man
Place          :   ZHOUSHAN, CHINA
Gross Tonnage  :   52186
Deadweight (t)  :   98681
Length Overall (m)  :   239.99
Length Register (m)  :   236
Length BP (m)  :   222
Depth (m)  :   19.95
Draught (m)  :   14.479

Accoirding to Venice Port Authority this is the largest cargo handling operation ever done in the port, after the recent draft increase to 11,50m.

Marco Cobellini, Euroports Italy Managing Director informed:
"We are proud that the handling of this vessel and the 65.000 tons of Agribulk cargo was entrusted to Euroports Italy. We see this both as a recognition of our terminal handling expertise and the good reputation of the Port of Venice."

Carlo Magno, representing the customer Nidera, said:
"In the current highly competitive and globalized market, Nidera is always looking for efficient and competitive partners. In this scenario, the port of Venice has been able to promptly interpret the new requirements of the market even in a period of crisis, investing in increasing drafts in order to enhance competitiveness and attract more volumes. The MV “TEN JIN MARU” is the confirmation that we are all heading in the right direction. I would like to thank our customers and Euroports Italy that had a decisive role in this record that until a few years ago it was unthinkable and which I hope will soon overpassed"